Tag Archives: EPET

Three programs ranked #1 in nation

The Michigan State University College of Education now has three graduate programs ranked No. 1 in the nation: elementary education, secondary education and rehabilitation counseling! According to the latest graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today, this is the 21st consecutive year that both elementary and secondary education have held the… Read More »

‘Ivory tower’ bucking social media

‘Ivory tower’ bucking social media

University scholars are largely resisting the use of social media to circulate their scientific findings and engage their tech-savvy students, a Michigan State University researcher argues in a new paper. While social media is widely used in fields such as journalism and business – not just to push a product but also to engage in… Read More »

TPACK takes hold in Australia

TPACK takes hold in Australia

Back in 2006, professors Matthew Koehler and Punya Mishra introduced a concept called TPACK. Building on Lee Shulman’s idea of PCK, they argued that teacher knowledge in the 21st Century requires the integration of Technology, Pedagogy and Content (hence TPACK). Since then, the TPACK framework has been gaining traction in the educational research community and… Read More »

EPET Ph.D candidate Sloan named Teacher of the Year

For the past 26 years, English teacher Christopher Sloan has been a role model and mentor to his students at Judge Memorial Catholic High School in Salt Lake City. On Sept. 21, 2011, the Utah Council of Teachers of English recognized Sloan’s devotion and commitment to the field of education by naming him 2011 Veteran Teacher of the Year. Sloan, who is a candidate for the Educational Psychology and… Read More »